What is foreclosure?
The Bankrate.com financial term of the day is: "foreclosure."
Foreclosure is the formal, legal process of taking a home away from an owner who has stopped making the payments. The property is seized and sold, often at a public auction, and the proceeds are applied toward the mortgage debt.
Foreclosure is what people are referring to when they worry about losing their house.
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Mortgage rates jumped this week.
The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate held at 3.8 percent.
Mortgage rates remained in a holding pattern this week.
Mortgage rates edged up this week.
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